The State Hornet

Hornets earn second-place tie at men’s golf’s El Macero Classic

Aaron Asmus

April 12, 2015

After a rough outing in Texas at the Lone Star Invitational a couple weeks back, the Sacramento State men's golf team regained their consistency at the El Macero Classic and finished tied for second.A common theme for the Hornets during the spring season has been the team's ability to get contributions ...

Kristo, Hornets’ men’s golf take first place in Sac State Invitational

Aaron Asmus

March 10, 2015

Senior Luke Kristo shot low rounds and carried the Hornets' men's golf team to a first place victory in the Sacramento State Invitational at Valley Hi Country Club on Tuesday. The senior was the medalist for the tournament.The Hornets comfortably won this tournament by 13 strokes by being 10-under pa...

Hornet men struggled in the Husky Invitational

by Aaron Asmus

September 23, 2014

Sacramento State men’s golf struggled in Washington, coming in last place behind Seattle by 12 strokes at the Husky Invitational.Luke Kristo, Robert Parden and Taylor Knoll were the top scorers for the Hornets and finished within three strokes of each other. They shot a total of 227, 228, and 229 ...

Men’s golf finishes third despite Taylor’s first place performance

State Hornet Staff

April 15, 2014

A strong finish from junior Owen Taylor helped the Sacramento State men’s golf team to a third place finish in the UCSB Invitational at Sandpiper Golf Course in Santa Barbara, Calif., on Tuesday.Taylor bounced back quickly from an opening round 74, shooting a 4-under 68 second round. After making ...

Owen Taylor focuses on attitude to improve game

State Hornet Staff

April 8, 2014

For Sacramento State men’s golfer Owen Taylor, golf is a sport that can turn him from confident to angry in a matter of seconds. He has spent countless hours this summer working on his game and not letting his emotions get the best of him.Taylor is playing his best golf of the season with only one ...

Taylor has good showing at Lone Star Invitational

State Hornet Staff

March 29, 2014

The Sacramento State men’s golf team took 11th place at the Lone Star Invitational in San Antonio, Texas on Tuesday, with junior Owen Taylor finishing in second place in a tournament filled with talent.Taylor tied for eighth with the lowest score through 54 holes in Sac State history, with his impressive...

Men’s golf focused on team, not individual

State Hornet Staff

February 26, 2014

It would not be far off the mark to say Sacramento State men’s golf team is the most tight-knit team in college golf, according to junior Owen Taylor.“My freshman year, that was the first thing that they said (to me),” Taylor said. “This team, we get along better than probably any team in colle...

Men’s golf finishes 10th behind strong third round finishes

Clifton Jones

October 23, 2013

Sacramento State golfers’ Robert Parden and Cody Bates shot under par third rounds leading the Hornets to a 10th place finish at the Bill Cullum Invitational Tuesday in Simi Valley, Calif.Sac State as a team finished the weekend with a 54-hole total 7-over-par, 292-298-289, 879. Freshmen Bates and Parden both finished ...

Mens golf captures first tournament victory of year

Clifton Jones

September 25, 2013

With an impressive performance by redshirt freshman Cody Bates, Sacramento State men’s golf won the Boise State University Dash Thomas Invitational tournament Tuesday capturing its first tournament victory of the year.Bates led the Hornets with his career best single round score of 69 on Tuesday as he fin...